DCCC Ends May With $16M More Than NRCC

House Republicans have long argued that one of the reasons Democrats consistently show more cash on hand in monthly fundraising reports is because the GOP is on a more back-loaded fundraising calendar. But it’s getting pretty late in the cycle to make up a $16.6 million difference, and it’s not like Republicans haven’t been trying. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee began June with $28.6 million in the bank while the National Republican Congressional Committee had $12 million. The NRCC raised $5.4 million while spending $4.8 million in May. The DCCC raised $5.1 million and spent about $3.8 million. Since the start of the cycle, the DCCC has raised about $84.6 million to the NRCC’s $66.4 million.

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